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POTHOLE GARDENS

Hey guys, Take a look at this interesting project! http://minigalleryo.blogspot.com/2012/01/pothole-gardens-of-steven-wheen.html http://thepotholegardener.com/ Enjoy! Advertisements

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TNSChangemakers for The Black Dot

  Interested in youth and education issues? Are you a changemaker? Then come to The Black Dot! Tuesday, April 24, 6:00 p.m. The Bark Room, 2 West 13th Street, ground floor Free; open to the New School community; reservations required online Join TNSChangemakers and the Institute for Urban Education for an evening of interactive dialogue […]

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The Real Cost of Beauty

In “Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception,” Adorno and Horkheimer argue that the culture industry has affected everything with ‘sameness’. The masses, under monopoly, no longer address issues affecting humanity, but are geared more towards generating profit. An important issue they bring up is the willingness of consumers to consciously fall trap to this mass […]

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Stop #OWS Suppression

This might be interesting to some of you; thought I’d share.  

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Voice of the “Oppressed”

Well, this piece was very much inspired by personal experience. I don’t get to interact with a lot of internationals at the school, so I was interested to hear about their personal experiences. I wanted to hear the voice of the “oppressed” so to speak. As much as I was interested in the experiences, I […]

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Can you HEAR color?

I came across this article while browsing the bbc website. Thought I’d share with you all since we were talking about sound this week http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16681630 Perhaps, some inspiration as we are thinking about our audio pieces. Cheers!

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“A Rehearsal For Life”

This video was shared in one of my classes and it’s a great application of Augusto Boal’s Theater of the Oppressed!  

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Invisible Children

Hey guys, I’m not sure if you guys know about the LRA, but check this video out! I did volunteer work with Invisible Children (you can learn more about them on the website) while at Bucknell University. In 2012, they are going around the country, screening their recent documentary about Joseph Kony and raising awareness […]

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Wayang Puppet Theater

As I was reading Bell’s article, I was reminded of Wayang. Although primarily based on romantic tales, this type of theater does also raise awareness about political and social issues.    

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Bio: Unathi Mahlati

Most people have been curious to know what instigated the switch from sciences to media studies. To put is shortly, science was a “rational” career path for me to pursue. I mean you could wake me up in the middle of the night and I’d always be able to tell you that 2H+Cl2 = 2HCl. […]

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